June 1, 2019
On this day in 1516, Florentine painter Biagio d’Antonio dei Tucci died.

June 30, 2018
Florentine sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio may have died on 30 June 1488 in Venice, where he was at work on his equestrian portrait of mercenary soldier Bartolommeo Colleoni.

April 15, 2017
Leonardo da Vinci was born on 15 April 1452 , in the Tuscan village of Vinci, an illegitimate son of a local lawyer.

January 13, 2017
Today (13 January) is the traditional Feast of the Baptism of Christ, though it is now typically observed on the first Sunday after Epiphany (in 2016 it was celebrated on January 10 ).

December 31, 2016
Lorenzo de’ Medici, known as Lorenzo the Magnificent, was born on 1 January 1449 in Florence.

November 2, 2014
Italian Mercenary, Bartolomeo Colleoni Died on 2 November 1475.

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